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LARAMIE — Despite complaints from residents, Laramie City Council voted to continue its virtual-only format on Tuesday during a Zoom meeting.  Council member Bryan Shuster brought forward a motion that would allow the city to provide a hybrid meeting format — city councilors and the public would...
POWELL — Kelly Spiering, the Land Use Plan Advisory Committee representative for agriculture, said the worries about water and the loss of farmland have been the big issues people have talked to him about since the work on a new Park County’s land use plan began.  He said people are seeing more...
CASPER — Lawmakers could see salary hikes and other added compensation for their service in upcoming years.  The Wyoming Legislature’s Subcommittee on Legislator Compensation recommended to the Management Council on Tuesday several bills that would give lawmakers health insurance benefits and...
JACKSON — On state trust land near Teton Village, 800 units of storage and 11 glamping sites are being installed, even though Teton County commissioners have asked the courts to review the state’s decision to approve both operations. West Bank residents are wondering why a legal appeal didn’t stop...
BUFFALO — The supply of blood remains critically low in the region and across the U.S., according to Vitalant, the company that supplies blood to most of Wyoming's hospitals.  "In the last year, it's been pretty rough nationwide across the board,” said Tori Robbins, communications manager for...
Bras adorning Douglas bridge support National Breast Cancer Awareness Month   DOUGLAS (WNE) — The pink ribbon – it’s a renowned symbol that appears just about everywhere as October rolls around each year, and it has gained broad representation in communities across the nation since the...
POWELL — For the same reason you probably shouldn’t marry your cousin if you want healthy kids, nearly four decades after the last remaining black-footed ferrets were rescued from a Park County ranch, the species faces an uncertain future, despite early work and foresight by researchers responding...
CHEYENNE — The Laramie County School District 1 Board of Trustees voted Monday evening to join the Wyoming Education Association’s lawsuit against the state, alleging it has negatively affected the state’s largest school district by failing to adequately fund education.  Board members voted on the...
JACKSON (WNE)  — Chronic wasting disease continues to encircle the National Elk Refuge, northwest Wyoming’s largest feedground where thousands of elk spend the winter. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department reported Monday that samples from a buck mule deer hunted in September came back positive. It...
GILLETTE — Voters will get the chance to decide on two amendments to the Wyoming Constitution in the general election. Amendment A allows cities, counties, towns, school districts and other political subdivisions to invest money in stocks and equities. And Amendment B would increase the mandatory...

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